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The Home For Little Wanderers Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Children & Youth, Children & Youth Services, Education, Mental Health, Residential Mental Health Treatment, Special Education

Mission: To ensure the healthy emotional, mental and social development of children at risk, their families and communities.

Programs: Community-based programs: the home provides an array of clinical and support services throughout eastern massachusetts. Children and families receive services in the locations that are most appropriate for their needs: a child's own home, school, or clinic. Community-based programs include:- adoption and comprehensive foster care- child and family counseling- children's community support collaborative- preschool outreach program- training institute- rice center- safe at home- therapeutic after school program- family resource center

residential & special education: therapeutic residential programs are staff-secure facilities for children and adolescents who have either been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect, or who have difficulty functioning in the community due to behavioral or mentalhealth concerns. The home operates two private, state-approved, year-round special education schools for academically and emotionally challenged youth. The schools offer highly structured therapeutic behavior support systems, have small class sizes, a high staff-to-student ratio and support that is tailored to each student's needs and treatment plan. The two facilities are:- southeast campus, plymouth - co-ed ages 10 to 18- longview farm and clifford school, walpole - co-ed ages 5 to 18

group homes: children and adolescents transitioning back to their families, progressing to less restrictive environments or preparing to live independently, frequently need support to make a successful move. The home operates four group homes providing individualized treatment and services to the youth and their families. - harrington house, mission hill - co-ed ages 6 to 12- roxbury house, roxbury - males ages 14 to 18- waltham house, waltham - co-ed ages 14 to 18 (glbtq population)

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Rating: 5

I'am living in Germany and I get to know the little wanderers via Instagram. I think they do so very very much for all the homeless, stray, injured, abandoned cats, so many cats were not alive anymore or were not fostered or living in a happy home without them. Their working is amazing, selfishness, they all have a normal live with friends, family and a job and eyetytime they are ready to rescue an animal. The streets of NY are one of the hardest and often humans don't care about them, wasted and abandoned them like trash.... And the little wanderers are the one and only help.... and rescue... I love what they doing, they are all Heroes and I pray to God for more supporting and understanding. And a changing in the behavior of people to all the creatures on earth.